Aviation

Aviation Ministry, Agencies Throw Weight Behind 2022 LAAC Annual Conference

  The Ministry of Aviation and the agencies in the industry have indicated interest and support for the 26the edition and annual conference of the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), scheduled for July 28, 2022 in Lagos. The theme of this year’s edition is, ‘Sunset Airports: Economic & Safety Implications.’ To further confirm […]


SAHCO PLC Acquires Additional 10 Electric Ground Support Equipment

  …Says It Will Enhance   Operations Across Commercially Operated Airports Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO) has further increased its fleets of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) by acquiring 10 electric conveyor belt loaders, the first of its kind in Nigeria. According to SAHCO the essence is to boost ground handling operations across all the commercially operated […]


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AIB-N Releases 3 Final Serious Incident Reports, 20 Safety Recommendations

    The Accident Investigation Bureau-Nigeria(AIB-N) has released three Final Reports on the serious air incidents and 20 Safety Recommendations .  The three final reports include: The serious incident involving a Boeing 747-400 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-DBK operated by Max Air Limited, which occurred at the Minna Airport, Nigeria on 7th September, 2019, […]


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Awute Advocates Synergy With Aviation, Transportation, Works To Fast Track Economic Development

      The Federal Government has been called upon to review its transportation policies to build a symbiotic relationship between the Ministries of Aviation, Transportation and Works to create a more integrated transportation system that would fast track economic development of the country. The Director of Administration at United Nigeria Airlines (UNA), Mr. Linus […]


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We Are Not Revenue Generating Organisation Rather Safety Inclined Agency—Irikefe, BAGAIA CEO

      The Commissioner, Banjul Accord Group Accident Investigation Agency (BAGAIA) Engr. Charles Irikefe Erhueh has stated that the Regional Accident Investigation Organisation (RAIO) was established by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) not as a revenue generating agency but a safety inclined organisation. This is just as he reiterated that the challenge of remitting […]


LAAC Names Finchglow CEO, Bernard Chairman 26th Annual Conference

As the countdown to the League of Airport and Aviation Correspondents (LAAC), 26th annual conference scheduled for July 28,2022 begins, the associations has named the Chief Executive of Finchglow Travels, Mr. Bernard Bankole as Chairman. Finchglow Travels is a subsidiary of Finchglow Holdings. This is just as other Chief Executive Officers of all the agencies in […]


EID-EL-FITR: NCAA DG, Nuhu Felicitate With Muslims, Staff

     …Commends Workers For Industrial Harmony, Commitment To Safe, Secure Environment The Director General of Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa  Nuhu has felicitated with Muslims and staff of the authority on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr. He also assured passengers of their safety, comfort and seamless facilitation during the holiday. The Eid-el Fitr […]


Passenger Traffic Alone Cannot Determine Commercial Viability Of Airports–Bernard, Finchglow CEO

      …Tagging Airports Commercially Viable, Unviable A Distraction   …Says Giving Mgt. Of Airports To Friend, Next Of Kin, Cronies Not The Best   The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Finchglow Travels, Mr. Bankole Bernard has said that passenger traffic alone is not enough to determine if airports are commercially viable or not. This […]


EID-FITRI  : FAAN Strengthens Security At Airports

    …Assures Nigerians Of Seamless Facilitation     The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebration. FAAN gave the assurance in a statement signed by its Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. […]


Boeing Enters 737 MAX MRO Agreement With Spirit AeroSystems

    Boeing Global Services said it has signed a new agreement with Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. and its affiliates to combine aftermarket resources, expanding the MRO footprint in support of nacelle and flight control repairs for the global 737 MAX fleet. The agreement will enhance Boeing support for nacelle and flight control surface removals with […]